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Firestone drive tire is SmartWay-approved

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions Group (BCSG), a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, is introducing the new Firestone brand FD695 PLUS drive tire.

Built for fuel efficiency without sacrificing removal mileage, the FD695 PLUS is approved for use on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay-certified equipment and is ideal for fleets running California Air Resources Board (CARB)-compliant vehicles. The FD695 PLUS is designed for optimum performance on tandem axle drive tractors in long-haul and regional operations.

With the latest fuel-efficient casing technology and proven low rolling resistance tread and sidewall compounds, the FD695 PLUS offers rolling resistance that is among the industry best. Wear life isn't sacrificed due to its cap/base tread compounding design and deep 26/32" original tread depth. Continuous shoulder ribs distribute weight and torque evenly to fight irregular wear, and they are coupled to an aggressive center lug tread design to provide solid wet traction.

The FD695 PLUS casing, with four full steel belts and a steel body ply, can be retreaded for either trailer or drive axle service for many more low cost miles.

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